Over 2,000 staying at evacuation shelters in Kumamoto

National Jul 10, 2020

Over 2,000 staying at evacuation shelters in Kumamoto

Rescue workers on Friday continued to search for 16 people missing in Kyushu following torrential rains that have inundated the island and surrounding region since last week. Police resumed searching for five people missing in the cities of Yufu and Hita in Oita Prefecture, while ...

More people visiting Japan's urban areas, data shows

National May 31, 2020

More people visiting Japan's urban areas, data shows

More people visited urban areas Saturday in five prefectures including Tokyo than a week before, as the areas entered the first weekend since the nationwide coronavirus emergency was completely lifted, data has suggested. The number of people in Tokyo's posh Ginza district at 3 p.m. ...